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Beta Sigma Phi meetings in Stroud

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After a shortened year due to the Covid pandemic, members of Stroud’s Beta Sigma Phi chapter met to wrap up the year and announce chapter honors since the Founder’s day event was cancelled. Members met at the American Legion building where social distancing was in order.

Steve Bivin

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Steve Bivin was born in Cleveland, Oklahoma and attended school there for 11 years. Before his senior year, his dad was transferred. Steve attended his senior year and graduated from Drumright High School.

Tribe, ODOT partner to replace Salt Creek Bridge

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Officials of the Sac and Fox Nation and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation have executed a Memorandum of Agreement to reconstruct the bridge over Salt Creek, pictured to the right, on State Highway 99 north of Stroud. The location is 1.26 miles north of US 66.

Happenings at Prairie Pointe

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As we finish up our second week of self-quarantine at Prairie Pointe, all is well.

Sac and Fox Nation installs warning system

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The Sac and Fox Nation tribal leaders have authorized the purchase and installation of an indoor and outdoor Mass Notification and Warning System for the Tribal Capital Grounds.

Mike Bendele Co. and Ball Auction Service ranks no. 1 in the nation

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United Country Real Estate, the largest lifestyle and country real estate company in the U.S., recently announced that United Country Real Estate | Mike Bendele Co. based in Chandler, OK, ranked number 1 in United Country’s international network of nearly 500 offices for 2019.

Coronavirus impacts community

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Nicole Baker, Stroud Nutrition employee pictured to the right, sets down a bag of food on a table outside Parkview Elementary School.

Stroud Regional Medical Center postpones non-urgent procedures

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Beginning Saturday, March 21, First Physicians Capital Group (FPCG) will postpone all elective surgeries, non-essential medical and surgical procedures in its hospitals until further notice in response to COVID-19.

City recieves donation

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Thursday, Mar. 19, Ed Dyer, pictured to the left, with First Physicians Capital Group presented a check to City manager Bob Pearman, pictured to the right. First Physicians Capital Group donated $10,000 for a variety of projects to be completed across Stroud. Those projects include the purchase of a digital sign for the Route 66 Pavilion, refresh the Coca-Cola mural on Main Street and the construction of a walking trail in Foster Park. Photo/Chelsea Weeks

Schools close due to Coronavirus

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Classrooms are quiet and students’ desks are empty across Lincoln County and the state following a decision by the Oklahoma Department of Education on Monday to close all schools and cancel all school activities until April 6.